Who Wants Free Housecleaning?

It’s finally here!  Maid Brigade has officially launched it’s fifth annual consumer survey in hopes of getting a better understanding of consumers and the factors that define their well-being.  Consumers who wish to complete this quick but informative online survey will automatically be entered into a random drawing to win $1,000 in house cleaning from Maid Brigade OR $1,000 [...]

My Favorite Five Spring Fruits

Every season I try and fill my refrigerator with healthy foods and fresh fruits for my family. Since we are always “on the go” between work, school and the kids sports games, I need to make sure the fruits I give my family are clean, prepared and easy to eat on the run. When I can, I prefer to [...]

Three Easy Ways to Clear your Mind

Did you ever have one of those days where you feel like you’re in a fog, like you can’t think straight? Have you ever wondered why you feel exhausted even though you got a good night’s sleep? Did you ever begin a conversation and halfway through forget why you were telling the story in the first place? What about [...]

What type of Clutter Personality Are you?

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no wait…its clutter!

Clutter. It creeps up on you when you least expect it. It lives in corners, closets and countertops. Just when you thought you were rid of it, it comes back. Will there ever be an end to all this clutter?

Let’s face it. Clutter happens to all of us, some more than [...]

It’s All About the Egg

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, proteins are made up of amino acids. There are twenty different amino acids that, when joined together, make all types of protein. Since the essential amino acids cannot be made by our bodies, we need to consume foods that provide them. Sources of protein in our diets are labeled [...]

The Latest Trends for a Green Lifestyle

About ten years ago I decided to change my lifestyle into a greener, more eco-friendly way of life. I thought it was going to be one of the toughest things to do but it wasn’t. Of course, after the first few days, when “change” is at its toughest, it was difficult at times, but after a few weeks, the [...]

Myths of De-cluttering

In the “cleaning world,” the month of March is when pre-spring cleaning usually happens. This is when we shake off the cold winter season, roll up our sleeves and open up the windows. Pre-spring cleaning is the time to de-clutter, to get rid of the old, used, unwanted items and make room for some new ones. It is a [...]

Don’t clean, just tidy!

Is your house always clean and tidy? Mine used to be, but these days it get harder and harder to keep a clean home. Let’s face it. Life gets busy, and as much as we love opening our front doors and entering a clean home after working all day, we just might be faced with a few messes instead.

To [...]

3 ways to Prevent Heartworms Naturally

Spring is on the up and up and I personally cannot wait for it to get here! It’s been a long winter here in New York and springtime cannot come any quicker. Even my pets are going stir crazy!

Speaking of pets, now is a good to time prepare them for the warmer weather. Spring time brings lots of unwanted [...]

Heart Attack Signs and Tips

What would you do if someone you were with was having a heart attack? Would you know how to help them?

I will never forget the first two times I saw someone having a heart attack. Both incidences happened over twenty years ago. The first person was one of my teachers. He was in is mid-thirties. I was in my [...]